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post #1 of 6 Old 11-19-2012, 01:49 PM Thread Starter
Bane35
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Robber broke zipper, and now I gtg

Even though my Jeep was unlocked a robber still felt inclined to bust out my window. Well the zipper is completely busted and now I have to drive 4 hours tomorrow (on interstate) without a window up. Any suggestions to keep that soft top window up on the drive down? I am trying to avoid tape since I could never remove the adhesive off of the tape.

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post #2 of 6 Old 11-19-2012, 09:59 PM
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Safety pins through fabric of window, and zipper on top.. Get 'em at any gas station or walmart. Won't be perfect, but it'll hold!
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post #3 of 6 Old 11-19-2012, 11:19 PM
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Duct tape shouldn't leave residue for a short duration. If you're concerned - you might find a "no residue" tape at the hardware store (I found one so it should be an easy search).
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post #4 of 6 Old 11-22-2012, 11:00 AM
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Binder clips. Always keep a few handy, quite useful! They make a good phone mount too!

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post #5 of 6 Old 12-02-2012, 06:15 AM
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hopefully the robbers hand will rot off
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post #6 of 6 Old 12-02-2012, 11:41 AM
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Paracord! Cut small incisions all the way around both sides of zipper and lace it like a boot. Pull tight and tie then melt ends. Will hold no matter what and zipper can still be replaced by upholstery shop because nothing else is damaged.
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